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Sarah Rafferty

Sarthak Published On Wed Sep 02 2020   Modified On Wed Sep 02 2020
Sarah Rafferty

Facts of Sarah Rafferty

Full NameSarah Rafferty
First NameSarah
Last NameRafferty
Birth NameSarah Gray Rafferty
Birth CityNew Canaan, Connecticut
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameMichael Griffin Rafferty Jr.
Mother NameMary Lee Rafferty
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseAleksanteri Olli-Pekka Seppala
No Of Children2
Awards2017 Praeses Alit Award
FilmographyThe Devil Wears Prada,Suits,Grey's Anatomy
EducationYale School of Drama
Height175 cm
Networth$8 M
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Date of BirthDecember 6,1972
Age47 years
Married DateJune 23,2001


    Body and Relation Status of Sarah Rafferty

    What is Sarah Rafferty marital status ?Married
    How many children does Sarah Rafferty have ?2
    Who is Sarah Rafferty married with?Aleksanteri Olli-Pekka Seppala
    When was Sarah Rafferty married?2001
    What is the height of Sarah Rafferty?175 cm
    What is the weight of Sarah Rafferty?kg

    Are you a fan of television series and if yes then have you watched the popular USA Network's legal drama, Suits? The series which featured the Duchess of Sussex aired from June 2011 until September 2019. And today we are going to explore some interesting facts about Sara Rafferty, who gained wide recognition for portraying the role of Donna Paulsen on Suits.

    Sarah Gray Rafferty was born on December 6, 1972, in New Canaan, Connecticut, the United States. She is 47 years old as of 2020. The television and stage actress has appeared in several successful films and television.

    Sarah's Inspirations are her Parents

    Sarah is the youngest of four daughters born to parents, Mary Lee Rafferty (mother) and Michael Griffin Rafferty Jr. (father). Her mother served as the Chairwoman of the English Department of Convent of the Sacred Heart school. Likewise, her father is an accomplished painter who previously worked in finance. Sarah credits her parents for nurturing her passion for arts. She has Irish ancestry.

    Sarah Rafferty grew up in Connecticut with her three older sibling sisters.
    Image: Sarah Rafferty was born in 1972 and has three older sisters.
    Source: Instagram@iamsarahgrafferty 

    Sarah grew up with her older sisters Maura, Ann, and Constance. Rafferty graduated from Phillips Academy in 1989. After majoring in English and Theatre from Hamilton College, Sarah studied theatre at the University of Oxford in the U.K. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Hamilton in 1993. Afterwards, Rafferty earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from Yale School of Drama.

    Who is Sarah Rafferty's Husband?

    The Suits actress has been married to her longtime husband, Aleksanteri Olli-Pekka Seppala since 2001. The couple exchanged their wedding vows on June 23, 2001. Further, their wedding ceremony took place at the Roman Catholic Church of St. Mary in Greenwich, Connecticut. They have been married for over 19 years as of now.

    Sarah married her husband, Santtu Seppala in 2001.
    Image: Sarah and her husband, Santtu, have been married since 2001.
    Source: Instagram@iamsarahgrafferty

    Sarah's husband, also known as Santtu is a stock research analyst who currently works as Chief Investment Officer (CIO) at Kiitos Capital Management in Beverly Hills, California. He belongs to Finnish ancestry.

    The couple shares two lovely daughters named, Oona Gray (b: October 2007) and Iris Friday (b: January 2012). The family of four has a joyful life, and they reside in Toronto, Canada.

    Net Worth

    The talented actress, Sarah Rafferty, has a net worth of $8 million as of 2020. She has amassed such an impressive fortune through her acting career. Over her two-decades-long professional journey, Sarah has appeared in many television shows and movies.

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    Among her movies, the 2006 romantic film, 'The Devil Wears Prada' became a box-office hit with a total collection of $327.9 million. Sarah's most notable work was portraying the leading role of Donna Paulsen on Suits from 2011-2019. For her part, she reportedly received $300,000 a year.

    Sarah Rafferty's former house in Los Angeles.
    Image: Sarah sold her Los Angeles house for $2.46 million in May 2019.
    Source: latimes

    In May 2019, Sarah sold her L.A home for $2.46 million which, according to reports, was $110,000 more than the asking price. She bought the 1,691-sq-foot Spanish influenced home for $1.787 million back in 2006. Rafferty first listed the house for sale in March for $2.35 million.

    Relation with Suits Co-stars

    It is essential for actors to keep a harmonious work environment. Also, their performance will be affected if there is no connection. However, Sarah has a strong relationship with her Suits co-stars. She is especially close to Gabriel Macht, and the two have been friends for over 27 years.

    Sarah Rafferty is close to her Suits co-starss, Meghan Markle and Patrick. J. Adams.
    Image: Sarah and her husband were one of the guests at Meghan Markle's wedding to Prince Harry.
    Source: Instagram@iamsarahgrafferty 

    Similarly, Rafferty is pretty close to Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex. Further, she was one of the guests at Markle's wedding to Prince Harry in May 2018. Likewise, Meghan invited Sarah to her baby shower in February 2019.

    Meghan and Sarah have been good friends since the premiere of Suits. The USA Network cancelled the series after its ninth season. The show's broadcaster announced the news after the series lost two original stars, Meghan and Patrick J. Adams.


    Apart from her acting career, Sarah is active in charity works. She makes donations to several organizations such as Alzheimer's Association and The Brain Project. She served as the host of Sardi's event annual night for two consecutive years which helped in support and research of the Alzheimer's Association. Further, she is an ambassador of The Brian Project.

    In June 2017, she received the Praeses Alit Award for her contribution in television. The TCD Law Society gave her award in recognition of her achievements in the field of acting.